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Making Your Du’a Game Super Awesome – 10 Steps!

Bismillah Rabbi Zidnee Ilman “My Lord! Increase me in knowledge.” Du’a is an amazing act of worship in the fact that a Muslim benefits in two ways; by calling upon her lord and having her request granted and secondly, it’s also an act of worship meaning that you will be …

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Nursing Infants – Rulings in Islam

Bismillah Rabbi Zidnee Ilman “My Lord! Increase me in knowledge.” Motherhood is a beautiful blessing of Allah سبحانه و تعالى and every woman dreams to be a mother someday. They say it is the highest, holiest service assumed by humankind. It is the definition of selflessness. It’s both a daunting …

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10 Life Principles a Muslimah Needs to Follow Every Day

Bismillah Rabbi Zidnee Ilman “My Lord! Increase me in knowledge.” The most positive women I know were not those who had no problems in life, but who were able to stay calm during them and reaped benefits from them. Our Islamic history gives us numerous examples of women who were …

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Cooling the Fires of Marriage – Part 3 | The Second Fire: Parents and In-Laws

Bismillah Rabbi Zidnee Ilman “My Lord! Increase me in knowledge.” PART 1 | PART 2 | PART 3 One of the most emotionally charged topics in marriage is in-laws, which includes our own parents. Most Muslims feel conflicted between their spouses, their parents, or in-laws at some point. Despite what …

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Cooling the Fires of Marriage – Part 2 | The First Fire: Time Management

Bismillah Rabbi Zidnee Ilman “My Lord! Increase me in knowledge.” PART 1 | PART 2 | PART 3 In our introduction (“Cooling the Fires of Marriage Part 1: Conflict Resolution”) we discussed how marital conflict can be used as a tool to bring couples closer by strengthening their bond. Just …

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Cooling the Fires of Marriage – Part 1 | An Approach to Conflict Resolution

Bismillah Rabbi Zidnee Ilman “My Lord! Increase me in knowledge.” PART 1 | PART 2 | PART 3 The Missing Marriage-Crisis Link MARRIAGE is currently one of the most popular topics in the Muslim community, and not just because people like a love story or aunties are bored (although those …

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What It Takes to Have a Great Muslim Family

Bismillah Rabbi Zidnee Ilman “My Lord! Increase me in knowledge.” Family is one of the most widely discussed areas in Islam. A great Muslim family is built on the foundation of tranquility, contentment and love. Each member of the family is assigned a certain role and has responsibilities towards other …

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15 Islamic Ways to Stop Being a People Pleaser

Bismillah Rabbi Zidnee Ilman “My Lord! Increase me in knowledge.” “I don’t know the key to success but the key to failure is trying to please everybody” This one lined quote summarizes it all. Let’s face it, you can’t please everybody at the same time. There’s a lot at stake, …

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Getting Closer To Allah By Performing Obligatory Deeds

Bismillah Rabbi Zidnee Ilman “My Lord! Increase me in knowledge.” Many people claim that as long as one believes in his heart and acknowledges that Allah exists he truly believes. Others think that the most significant thing is to say the testimony of faith and you are a believer thus …

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Qiyam: The Secret to Hereafter Success!

Bismillah Rabbi Zidnee Ilman “My Lord! Increase me in knowledge.” PART 1 | PART 3 We often hear amazing stories of Prophet Muhammad salallahu aleyhi wasallam and his companions, how they would stand all night in prayer until their feet swell. For some of us, we take inspiration from such …

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